The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.